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Posted on: March 17, 2023

Lords Park Aquatic Community Survey Now Open

Lords Park Aquatic Survey

The City of Elgin Parks and Recreation Department needs your help! As part of updating the Master Plan to better guide the next decade of parks and recreation, we are evaluating the future of Lords Park Family Aquatic Center. To learn more about the curre...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Elgin receives 2022 Tree City USA "Growth Award"

Growth Award

Elgin has received the 2022 Tree City USA “Growth Award” from the Arbor Day Foundation for its continued efforts in maintaining and improving its urban forest. This is the 12th year Elgin has received such an honor. The Growth Award recognizes Tree City U...

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Posted on: February 28, 2023

Information about the April 4, 2023 Consolidated General Election


The upcoming election includes contests for city council seats, including the Mayor, library district elected offices, school boards and more.

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Elgin Parks and Recreation Activity Guide Now Available Online

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The Elgin Parks & Recreation Activity Guide is full of fun and engaging activities for the whole family. The online guide contains hyperlinks for easier access to online registration. 

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Lead Service Line Inventory Map

Lead Service Line Dashboard

Available in both English and Spanish, the City has launched a interactive-online dashboard to help educate the community about lead service lines. In addition to the resources already available on Elgin's website at, this dashboa...

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

2023 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Applications Available

2023 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grants - applications due March 31, 2023

Applications for the 2023 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program are now available to be downloaded from the City’s website at The deadline for submission of applications and supporting documentation ...

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